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Alan Moorehead
Alan Moorehead Tom Pocock
'A perceptive and fascinating account of an exceptionally talented man' - Scotland on Sunday
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Alan Turing: The Enigma
Alan Turing: The Enigma Andrew Hodges
The official book behind the Academy Award-winning film, The Imitation Game, which stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley
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All The King's Women
All The King's Women Derek Wilson
Full of incident and anecdote, this popular narrative history focuses on the crucial involvement in politics and pleasure of a group of women in the back-biting, gossip-ridden world of the Stuart Court.
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American Caesars
American Caesars Nigel Hamilton
A group biography of the twelve Caesars of our time: American Presidents from Roosevelt to George W. Bush.
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Amsterdam Geert Mak
A delightful journey through time and through the streets of one of the greatest cultural capitals in Europe.
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An Empire On The Edge
An Empire On The Edge Nick Bunker
A lethal blend of politics, personalities and economics – and a war that few welcomed but nobody could prevent. In this Pulizter Prize finalist book, Nick Bunker explores the genesis of the War of Independence.
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And the Weak Suffer What They Must?
And the Weak Suffer What They Must? Yanis Varoufakis
The world-renowned economist and former Greek finance minister presents a devastating critique of how Europe has mishandled the Eurozone crisis, offering concrete reforms for how we can save European capitalism and democracy from itself
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Animal Magic
Animal Magic Andrew Barrow
Animal Magic is a wonderfully original memoir: an account of two brothers and the exhilarating private world they invented.
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Animals Strike Curious Poses
Animals Strike Curious Poses Elena Passarello
‘It might be the best book on animals I have ever read. It’s also the only one that made me laugh out loud.’ Helen Macdonald, author of His for Hawk
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Anny Henrietta Garnett
The first full account of a key literary life - linking Thackeray with Virginia Woolf - and of the late Victorian cultural world.
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Apocalypses Eugene Weber
'A brilliantly entertaining and profound study of apocalypses throughout history, written by one of the world's most eminent historians. Hugely entertaining...bristling with insight... A brilliant work' - Literary Review
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Appeasing Hitler
Appeasing Hitler Tim Bouverie
This thrilling Sunday Times bestseller is the first major account of the disastrous years of British indecision and infighting that enabled Hitler’s domination of Europe
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April Blood
April Blood Lauro Martines
'Wonderfully readable-has the ingredients of a Mafia thriller' Daily Telegraph
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Archibald Wavell
Archibald Wavell Adrian Fort
Biography Archibald Wavell – man of letters, Field-Marshal, Viceroy. A key figure in military and political operations from the Boer to the Second World War.
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Aristotle’s Way
Aristotle’s Way Edith Hall
How to live happily in the modern world, guided by the ancient ideas of Aristotle
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Arrow in the Blue
Arrow in the Blue Arthur Koestler
'Perhaps the most remarkable autobiography since the confessions of Rousseau' V. S. Pritchett, New Statesman
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At Home With The Marquis De Sade
At Home With The Marquis De Sade Francine Du Plessix Gray
'A lively, perceptive and on the whole sympathetic biography of this strange and complex figure. It is a wonderful story, as racy, tumultuous and sexy as anything by Dumas or Laclos.' John Banville, Irish Times
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Attila The Hun
Attila The Hun Christopher Kelly
Known to the Romans as 'the Scourge of God', Attila himself and his crucial role in the fall of Rome are vividly recreated in this brilliant and compelling account.
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Australia R M Crawford, Phillip Knightley
'A grand encapsulation of all Australia, past and present sharp, racy and irreverent' Independent
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Awopbopaloobop Alopbamboom
Awopbopaloobop Alopbamboom Nik Cohn
'The definitive history of rock 'n' roll' Rolling Stone
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Back in Blighty
Back in Blighty Gerard DeGroot
A powerful and moving portrait of a nation under stress, Back in Blighty examines what life was like back at home while WWI was being fought in the trenches.
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Bad Faith
Bad Faith Carmen Callil
The story of one of history's most despicable villians told by a brilliant author
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